Pasta With Chickpea Sauce

Recipe by Chef Kate
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place all but 1/4 cup of the chickpeas in a food processor or blender, add one cup of water and process until smooth.
  • Heat the olive oil with the chili pepper and the garlic in a one quart saucepan.
  • Add the onion, parsley, basil and bay leaf; cook, stirring, about five minutes over medium heat.
  • Add the whole chickpeas, tomatoes, salt and pepper; bring to a boil and simmer over low heat, covered, for thirty minutes, stirring at least every ten minutes.
  • Add water if liquid reduces too much.
  • Discard the bay leaf.
  • When ready to serve, transfer the hot chickpea sauce to a heated bowl large enough to comfortably hold all the pasta.
  • Dilute the sauce with 1/4 cup of pasta cooking water and fold in pasta.
  • Serve and pass parmigiana and the grater.
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